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TF1 s’excuse pour les traductions des premières phrases du Pape !

TF1 s’excuse pour les traductions des premières phrases du Pape ! | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Hésitations, approximations... Hier soir sur TF1, la traductrice de la première chaîne d'Europe était loin d'être à la hauteur pour traduire les premiers mots du Pape François, successeur de Benoit XVI.
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Readers who lost fluency in their language

Readers who lost fluency in their language | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

For many of us, the thought of ever forgetting how to speak our native language would seem preposterous. But for some readers, it became a reality. BBC readers share their own stories of ex-pat language loss and confusion.

 

 

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Losing fluency in your native language is a BIG problem for translators who happen to live and work in a country where their native language is not spoken! How do you cope with that difficulty? All tips are welcome!

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CPD for translators: upcoming translation conferences

CPD for translators: upcoming translation conferences | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

List of upcoming translation conferences to attend to in order to learn new things, meet colleagues or prospective clients from all over the world and have an unforgettable experience!

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Is anyone planning to attend one of the conference listed? I must admit that the IAPTI 2nd International Conference seems tempting!

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Register for the IAPTI Conference – Athens 2014

Register for the IAPTI Conference – Athens 2014 | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

The International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI) invites you to take part in its Second International Conference, which will take place in Athens, Greece, on September 20 and 21, 2014, at the beautiful Electra Palace Hotel Athens (Plaka).

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Program soon to come!

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In the head of bilinguals and interpreters: neurolinguistic aspects

In the head of bilinguals and interpreters: neurolinguistic aspects | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
What happens in the head of bilinguals and interpreters from a neurolinguistic point of view? Is a bilingual the sum of two monolinguals? ...and much more!
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Comment la traduction empêche l'extinction d'une langue

Comment la traduction empêche l'extinction d'une langue | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Il  existe plus de 7000 différentes langues dans le monde aujourd’hui , et plus de 3000 de ces langues sont en voie d’extinction. La plupart disparaissent quand le dernier locuteur natif meurt.

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Le devis de traduction n'est pas un attrape pigeon !

Le devis de traduction n'est pas un attrape pigeon ! | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Si un devis de traduction peut sembler cher à première vue, il permet au client de recevoir une traduction de qualité dans les meilleurs délais.
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How do translators showcase their talent to translation agencies?

How do translators showcase their talent to translation agencies? | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Last week, Letraduct authored a post about one of the problems that your target customer (the translation agency) has, which is lack of time and desire to read lengthy cover letters, CVs and translation portfolios. The advice was clear: be a translator that makes it quick and easy for the project manager to see key data about you and you’re more likely to get a response.
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Now working as a translator but also as a project manager in a translation agency, I completely agree with this post: make it clear, quick, factual and straight to the point!

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Sales Principles for Translators

Sales Principles for Translators | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Many translators forget about learning sales skills. They mix sales with marketing. Marketing is your steps to attract clients, then comes sales, where you try to convince the client to work with you.

 

 

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Transcreation: Get ready for the World Cup in 9 foreign languages!

Transcreation: Get ready for the World Cup in 9 foreign languages! | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Get ready to face the German national team in 9 foreign languages for the World Cup in Brazil!

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Transcreation brought to you by Leinhäuser Language Services!

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Dictionnaire des cooccurrences - TERMIUM Plus®

Dictionnaire des cooccurrences - TERMIUM Plus® | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Le Dictionnaire des cooccurrences est un outil précieux pour quiconque hésite devant un mot, ne sachant quel adjectif qualificatif ou quel verbe lui conviendrait.

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Marketing für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer

Marketing für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Die Bandbreite der Themen im Ratgeber "Marketing für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer" reicht von der Positionierung über die Grundausstattung in Form von Visitenkarte und Website bis hin zur Kundengewinnung. Die Vorschläge sind genau auf die Situation von Dolmetschern und Übersetzern zugeschnitten, die alleine arbeiten und weder über ein großes Budget noch übermäßig Zeit für das Marketing in eigener Sache verfügen. Tipps, Übungen, Checklisten und Beispiele aus der Welt der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer machen die Theorie anschaulich und helfen bei der Umsetzung in die Praxis.

 

 

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The Bright Side of Freelance Translation

The Bright Side of Freelance Translation | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

This e-book is not about translators who are genetically predisposed to be happy or look only on the bright side of life, but rather those who realise that the solutions to the ups, downs, bounties and challenges of life as a freelance translator are in their hands, and their hands alone.

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Download your FREE copy of The Bright Side of Freelance Translation now!

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How to create a marketing plan for your freelance translation business in one hour

How to create a marketing plan for your freelance translation business in one hour | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Questions to ask and steps to create a marketing plan for your freelance translation business in one hour.

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Good starting point when you have NO IDEA where to start from!

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The rise of the machines is not lost in translation

The rise of the machines is not lost in translation | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Machine translation services can be a great help but it is hard to see how it can ever replace humans, writes Ian Henderson
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Machine Translation is happening right now so trying to avoid it is pointless because it won't avoid you! I guess the best way to make Machine Translation work for us rather than against us is to couple it with already existing CAT tools so that we can work faster and more efficiently! What are your thoughts on that?

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10 SEO Translation Tips for Website Translations

10 SEO Translation Tips for Website Translations | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Lars discusses the 10 most important SEO translation tips that should be taken into consideration when translating websites.
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From defining and translating your principal keywords to localizing the code, here are 10 tips to help you better translate your website and optimize its Google ranking!

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A personal case study in achieving work-life balance as a freelancer

A personal case study in achieving work-life balance as a freelancer | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Last week, as part of its series to help freelancers better understand their target customer, Letraduct posted about how fast-responding freelancers solve a time problem for translation agencies.
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SDL Certification and Training programmes: should I get certified?

SDL Certification and Training programmes: should I get certified? | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

A couple of weeks ago I was asked about certification by one of our Business Consultants… in fact she asked me if I was certified? Thoughts of being carried away by men in white coats crossed my mind at the very mention of the word “certified”… but I digress!

 

 

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Je suis traductrice indépendante et ça me plaît!

Je suis traductrice indépendante et ça me plaît! | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
twago partage aujourd'hui l'expérience d'Aurélie Fagot, une jeune traductrice freelance.
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En invitée spéciale sur ce scoop, Aurélie Fagot, collègue estrienne et désormais collègue traductrice, nous fait partager ses débuts en tant que traductrice indépendante!

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Petite histoire du traducteur officiel de Game Of Thrones

Petite histoire du traducteur officiel de Game Of Thrones | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

Patrick Marcel, le traducteur de la saga à succès de George R. R. Martin, "Le Trône de fer", vit et travaille dans le Bordelais.

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12 traps newbie translators fall into (Part 1/3)

12 traps newbie translators fall into (Part 1/3) | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Part one of a three-part series on traps newbie translators fall into. This post covers tenders, tests, not being paid enough and useless directories.
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Can we (and should we) sell the same translation to all clients?

Can we (and should we) sell the same translation to all clients? | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

At the recent conference in Budapest where I had the pleasure of attending and presenting, the first conference morning included a panel discussion with the representatives of LSPs and freelance translators. One of the claims made, to which I opposed, was that LSPs (no matter if large of single freelancers) should offer their clients “fit for purpose” translation, thus of different levels of quality depending on the intended use.

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Les erreurs de traduction coûtent 120 millions d'euros chaque année à l'e-tourisme

Les erreurs de traduction coûtent 120 millions d'euros chaque année à l'e-tourisme | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it

65% des sites de voyage en France contiennent des maladresses ou des erreurs de traduction selon la dernière étude réalisée par TextMaster, service professionnel de traduction, rédaction et correction de contenus en ligne, soit une perte estimée à plus de de 120 millions d’euros chaque année. 


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Aurelie Fagot's curator insight, May 29, 10:28 AM

Et le traducteur professionnel s'avéra utile !

 

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Amen!
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Microsoft: Skype soll Gespräche noch 2014 in Echtzeit übersetzen

Microsoft: Skype soll Gespräche noch 2014 in Echtzeit übersetzen | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
Noch vor Ende des Jahres soll die Beta des Skype Translators veröffentlicht werden. Der soll Gespräche nahezu in Echtzeit übersetzen können und einen großen Schritt in Richtung Universalübersetzer bedeuten – sagt Microsoft.
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Diplôme de traduction : indispensable ou superflu ?

Diplôme de traduction : indispensable ou superflu ? | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
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Faut-il ou non obtenir un diplôme de traduction pour devenir traducteur ?

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Solitaires mais solidaires: de l’utilité des réseaux de traducteurs indépendants

Solitaires mais solidaires: de l’utilité des réseaux de traducteurs indépendants | MétaTraduction | Scoop.it
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Découvrez dans cet excellent article comment un traducteur indépendant peut faire toute la différence aux yeux d'un client en tirant profit de son réseau !

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